Close of Play

  • Sat, 19 Jul - day 1 - Yorkshire 1st innings 211/6 (AU Rashid 3*, TT Bresnan 0*, 76 ov)
  • Sun, 20 Jul - day 2 - Yorkshire 2nd innings 29/1 (AZ Lees 10*, KS Williamson 10*, 13 ov)
  • Mon, 21 Jul - day 3 - Yorkshire 2nd innings 400/5 (AW Gale 126*, AU Rashid 5*, 109 ov)
  • Tue, 22 Jul - day 4 - Middlesex 2nd innings 201 (80.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Gale century insures against defeat

    Andrew Gale helped his side insure against defeat with his second ton of the season but now hopes he has left enough time in the match for his bowlers to make it a match-winning innings

  • Rashid's burst takes Yorkshire top

    Adil Rashid proved himself the matchwinning legspinner Yorkshire have long yearned for as his four wickets finally broke Middlesex's resistance in Scarborough

  • Ageless Sidebottom warms to his task

    Ryan Sidebottom may be 36 and by the end of a steamy second day at North Marine Road he was feeling all of those years after bowling 17 overs in strength-sapping conditions

  • Could England nab Lyth too?

    In the interests of their title challenge, the last thing Yorkshire want is to have the England selectors asking too many questions about Adam Lyth